Historic Royal Palaces
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The Tower of London played an important role in the First and Second World Wars
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
Centuries-old traditions of the Tower of London
How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?
The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
10 November and 8 December 2019, 19 January and 23 February 2020
Tower of London
Free (advance booking required)
Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.
Selected Sundays in November 2019 to April 2020
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Explore the stories of the Princes in the Tower and Sir Walter Raleigh in the infamous Bloody Tower.
Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture on the Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.
Tours begin every 30 minutes
Marvel at the guards protecting the Crown Jewels.
Indulge in a souvenir of your trip to the Tower, from replica armour, jewellery, clothing and costumes, there’s something for everyone in our five gift shops.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.